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This event is supported by the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs and Northwestern Buffett, and co-sponsored by the Program in Middle East and North African Studies at Northwestern. 

Thursday, April 25

9:00am-9:30am – Coffee and pastries
9:30am-9:45am – Welcome and Introductory remarks

Brannon Ingram and Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

9:45am-11:00am – Thursday Keynote: “Covering Islam in America: Dynamics of Racialization and Demonization” 

Leila Fadel, NPR

11:15am-12:30pm – PANEL I: Beyond the Politics of Recognition: Reporting on American Muslims

Chair: Katherine Hoffman; Discussants: Suad Joseph, Asraa Mustufa, Monique Parsons, Layla Quran, Ariel Schwartz

12:30pm-1:30pm – Lunch (Evans Center)

Student reporters Hannah Brown and Caity Henderson present their work for “Reporting Islam” course (Fall 2018)

1:30pm-2:45pm – PANEL II: Islamophilia and Islamophobia in the US and Beyond

Chair: Elizabeth Shakman Hurd; Discussants: Caleb Elfenbein, Brannon Ingram, Amber Khan, Zekeria Ahmed Salem, Noah Salomon

3:00pm-4:00pm – PANEL III: Covering and Countering ‘CVE’: Challenges and Strategies

Chair: Wendell Marsh; Discussants: Sahar Aziz, Anver Emon, Aysha Khan, Nicole Nguyen, Alex Ruppenthal

4:00pm-5:00pm – Reception (Evans Center)

Friday, April 26

9:00am-9:30am – Coffee and pastries
9:30am-10:45am – Friday Keynote:  “Buried Faultlines: Suppressed Muslim Narratives and their Excavation”

Ramzi Kassem, CUNY School of Law

11:00am-12:15pm – PANEL IV: Race, Immigration, Islam and (White) Power

Chair: Brannon Ingram; Discussants: Louise Cainkar, Megan Goodwin, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Ahmed Ibrahim, Nadine Naber, Darryl Li

12:15pm-12:45pm – Concluding roundtable

Moderated by Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Brannon Ingram